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Industrial Scientist (25326)

Central Cambridge
£Competitive + Share Options

Work on bioplastics and organic materials for encapsulation applications

Based in Cambridge, this venture funded technology company is looking to provide biodegradable alternatives for plastics through innovative plant based solutions. They are looking to use their technology in encapsulation applications for food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, healthcare and home care and are looking to recruit an Industrial Scientist with experience in microbeads, emulsifiers, and organic coatings. In this role, projects will include leading technical advancement, develop microcapsules, work collaboratively with customer R&D teams and contribute to product development strategy.


  • Degree qualified (in chemistry or similar) and research experience (Masters, PhD, Postdoc) with organic materials.
  • Industry experience in microencapsulation including technical hands-on understanding of soft matter, emulsions, and microfluidics. A broader organic material science background would be desirable. Further experience in manufacture and process engineering would be beneficial.

This role would suit a hands-on scientist with ambitions to lead a team in the future, and who understands the analytical nature of research whilst working to the deadlines required for industrial applications.

Interested candidates are invited to apply.

In return, an excellent salary is on offer as well as share options with this start-up company. Rapid career development can be expected.

Keywords: Materials, Encapsulation, Bioplastics, Plant Alternatives, Industrial Applications

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